Live Evil are a band from the Chezch Republic plays a mixture of electronic music and gothic metal and this is a review of their 2013 album "3 Altering" which was released by MetalGate Records.
"Cause Of Man Who Killed All The Idols" which is the first song on the album starts off with heavy and melodic guitar riffs and leads along with some electronic music elements in the background and a few seconds alter industrial style vocals that also utilize some melodic parts come into the song along with some shouts, drum programming and gothic sounding synths.
"Blackout" begins with some gothic and industrial songs before the drum programming and heavy guitar and bass riffs kick in the vocals kick in along with some shouts and halfway through the song there is a brief use of guitar leads.
"Deep Cut" starts out with some EBM sounds before adding in drum programming which also leads to some melodic clean singing gothic vocals and then some heavy guitar and bass riffs kick in along with some melody being added into the riffing as well as the vocals getting more aggressive along with a small amount of black metal screams before going back to the more normal ones.
"Platonic Blue" kicks off with some synths and a few seconds later heavy guitar riffs and drum programming start to kick in and then the music gets soft again along with some gothic/industrial rock vocals before getting heavy again as well as alternating between the 2 different sections along with some spoken word parts and after awhile aggressive screams come in for a few seconds.
"Remind Me" hits off with some synths and drum programming before adding into heavy guitars and aggressive vocals as w ell as mixing synths and melodic vocals with the heavier parts and towards the end there is a brief use of melodic guitar and bass riffing.
"About Them" has its beginnings with heavy guitar riffs, drum beats and melodic vocals and a few seconds later synths, screams, growls and melodic riffing start becoming a part of the song and the song closes with and aggressive scream.
"Spirit And Water" has its start with some trip hop style synths and drum programming before the guitars come in and make the song heavier and then the song starts alternating between soft and heavy parts along with some melodic vocals which start mixing in some death and black metal elements after awhile.
"Hope Of Broken Soul" starts off with electronic music elements and a few seconds later programmed drum beats along with some guitar riffs start to kick in and then the song starts alternating between electronic and metal parts along with some melodic vocals which also get aggressive at times.
"Saddest Romancy" which is also the final song on the album starts off with some screams being adding in programmed eats and clean guitars before going into a heavier direction along with some melodic vocals before alternating between the gothic and metal parts
Song lyrics cover dark, depressive, poetic and philosophical themes, while the production has a very strong, powerful, heavy and professional sound to it where you can hear all of the musical instruments that are present on this recording. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Cause Of Man Who Killed All The Idols" "Platonic Blue" "Spirit And Water" and "Saddest Romancy". RECOMMENDED BUY.